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June 23, 2015, 12:30 PM
June 23, 2015, 12:30 PM

The number of groups scheduled to perform Tokyo Idol Festival (TIF) 2015 (August 1st and 2nd) is up to 123! Last year's festival featured 138 idol groups on stage with over 41,000 fans in attendance! Of special note is the appearance of 2 new Star...

RocketNews24 KK Miller

Being an adult doesn't make the danger of sharp table corners any less hazardous. If you jump up for the phone or rush to get the doorbell you might end up catching yourself right on those sharp points, but there just wasn't any way to curb the sh...

Run on Korean TV & streamed in U. S. , Canada, Britain, Brazil, Mexico, France, more The upcoming live-action Death Note television series will run in the United States and 126 other countries and territories, after it airs in Japan every week thi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Leading into summer's new season of To Love-Ru Darkness, a life-sized figure of the series' Momo Deviluke was exhibited at manga/doujinshi seller Toranoana's 20th anniversary celebration, held at Makuhari Messe June 21st.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Just when you think Microsoft could do no worse in Japan, the console proves that, yes, it can do even worse. Much worse. After a dismal Japan launch and then horrible sales, the latest weekly Xbox One sales for Japan are, simply put, awful.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Mad Max: Fury Road got a touch of anime in its design thanks to Mahiro Maeda, the veteran anime creator who masterminded Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo, worked on prot-Ghibli Nausicaa and the Studio's Castle in the Sky and Porco Rosso, and ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The first two million audience of the upcoming anime film Boruto -Naruto The Movie- will receive a special booklet "Naruto - Hiden Zai no Sho Official Movie Book" which contains a short manga episode "The Day When Naruto Became Hokage" newly drawn...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

June 21 was Father's Day, so hopefully everyone took a moment to appreciate all the things your dad has done for you. But while a father's job includes providing loving support and teaching some of life's most important lessons (such as how to bel...

Bandai Namco began streaming the first promotional video for the upcoming adventure RPG Tokyo Ghoul: Jail for the PS Vita on Monday. The promotional video introduces Rio, the new original character designed by original manga creator, Sui Ishida.

Charapedia asked 10,000 anime fans the question: Which anime series would you recommend to your parents? And from thousands of fans, most of the responses are from the male fans (51. 9%), female fans (48.

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

"Final Fantasy VII (PC port) for PS4 releasing in October Square Enix has announced that the PC port of Final Fantasy VII will be releasing on PS4 in North America and Europe on October 16th, 2015 for $15.

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1 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 1 Flares × Some sad news from the seiyuu industry as we have now lost one veteran seiyuu who has influenced the industry in its entirety.

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Hardcore Neon Genesis Evangelion fans have been waiting for today for some time. That's right, synchronize watches. . . Today June 22, 2015 is the day that the events of Evangelion take place. Today is the day you get in the damn robot.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Hirohiko Araki's Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is famous for the music references (frequently obscured in localizations) , usually in the names of characters and Stands. The finale of Stardust Crusaders went a bit further with a direct mention in the d...

Warner Bros. have posted previews of the opening and ending theme songs for the upcoming anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) manga series. The series will be airing from July 11th on Tokyo MX and the singles preview...

Siliconera Sato

Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator is the next version after -Sign-, and Arc System Works are bringing two new fighters with Jack-O and Johnny. Dengeki shows us some gameplay footage of the two new challengers.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Takumi Yanai and Daisuke Izuka's Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (Gate: The Self-Defense Forces Fight Like This in Another Land) light novel series has revealed that the anime wil...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Japanese horror films are their own special brand of awesome. Movies like The Ring and The Grudge will sometimes make you roll your eyes with their cheesy acting and special effects, but at the same time contain certain horrifying scenes that will...

JpopAsia jpopasia

music posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago · 1 comment EXILE members USA, MAKIDAI, and MATSU have announced that they will be leaving the group by the end of the year. The three members first announced their departure on EXILE's official fan club throug...

Active Anime RommelS

HOUSTON, June 22, 2015 - Sentai Filmworks is proud to announce its latest acquisition, The World is Still Beautiful. Based on the original manga by Dai Shiina and broadcasted by Nippon TV in Japan, the story follows the adventures of Nike, fourth ...

Siliconera Sato

Nippon Ichi Software are teasing a new title, and judging by the above video shown on their teaser site, it appears to be some sort of horror that involves two sisters. While we still don't have any details on the upcoming game, if you look closel...


Nishino Kana is contributing her song Torisetsu (Manual) for the theme song of the Heroine Shikkaku (No Longer the Heroine) film. The film adapts Koda Momoko's shojo manga of the same name. Nishino also sang themes in Soul Eater, Naruto Shippuden:...

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After their celebrated performance at 2014's J-Pop Summit, Japanese pop duo YANAKIKU will return to San Francisco this summer. This year, YANA and KIKU will become "Nakai," the concierge of Japanese traditional inns at the festival's "Ryokan Pavil...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's another couple of Kamen Rider Ghost rumors to ease up the absence of Kamen Rider Drive yesterday. Remember to take a grain of salt for this. From Kamen Rider via kamenriderghost_tumblr "Sho Aikawa may be the head writer for Kamen Rider Ghost.

The Fandom Post G.B. Smith

It seems like this spring has given rise to several lengthy thought pieces about various shows which are currently airing in Japan. Blood Blockade Battlefront, Oregairu Too, and DanMachi have already gotten the feature article-length, non-review t...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . June 22, 2015 . 2:20am Super Robot Taisen BX is the latest installment from the series that will be on the Nintendo 3DS. We previously got a look at some of the mecha in the previous trailer, and this one is an extended "version 1.

The official website for the upcoming second season of anime adaptation of Atto's Non Non Biyori began streaming the third promotional video on Sunday. The second season will premiere on July 6. In addition to this, last April the official website...

RocketNews24 Jessica

I love socks. Not your boring old gym socks and stockings, though. I like 'em bright and patterned, the more obnoxiously the better. If it doesn't look like something a child should be wearing, I'll pass.

Official website to reveal character visual, voice cast member for Nagare Akiba on Monday The official website and Twitter account for the television anime of Kazuhiro Fujita's supernatural battle manga Ushio & Tora (Ushio to Tora) unveiled the ch...

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According to the August issue of Manga Time Kirara Forward magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Cotoji's school-comedy manga series, 'Unhappy♪', has been green-lit for production. Further details will be announced at a later date.

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